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SEAECHLIGHT  ON HINDUISM                            -.79
baser passions, sanctified by the Brahmin caste, and personified*
by crowds of 'gods' and 'goddesses' who are as hideous as the
instincts which created them. One day a psycho-analyst should
study the deities of the Hindu pantheon. He would find in it,
crystallized into the shape of men or monsters, representations of
almost every vice known to man.
This is the force that "drives one-fifth of the human race*; a Jt
is therefore a fact of urgent and continuous significance .to. t]ke